Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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BIOL2203 Intermediate studies, book examination 6 ECTS
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Learning outcomes

Gain a comprehensive understanding of biology as a research area instead of a collection of details. Find interconnection between biological fields.


Exam based on Morris et al. after detailed courses in different introductory biology courses. Note especially the parts "core concepts", "self-assessment" ja "how do we know". You may find the portal www.biologyhowlifeworks.com useful.

Teaching language

Finnish, English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
  • In Finnish


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

2. year autumn
2. year spring

Study materials

Morris J et al. (2016) Biology - How life works. 2ndedition, Macmillan. ISBN-10: 1-4641-2609-7; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-2609-3;

Further information

The exam is available in the electronic exam -system. See the instructions in https://tenttis.utu.fi/login/. Check with your professor that the exam is available in the system before making a reservation. There will be four hours to complete the exam.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Biology
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Department of Biology
DP in Biology
DP in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
DP in Physiology and Genetics
DP in Biology Education Track
Finnish Study Modules